Keep Pushing Forward | Graduate Spotlight
Mar 1, 2021
When COVID-19 hit and everything went online, Jennifer Starkey realized it was the perfect time to take the leap into software development. What sealed the deal for Jennifer in choosing NSS was hearing from John Wark, Founder and CEO, at an info session and learning about the impact that NSS has had on the Nashville community. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Hiring?, Web Development

From Making Records to Making Apps | Graduate Spotlight
Feb 24, 2021
The moment Pete Stewart of Web Development 42 knew web development was the new career path for him was when he started using free, online resources to explore coding. He was hooked. Now a graduate of NSS, Pete is ready to find his first, full-time job in web development. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Hiring?, Web Development

Fishing for a New Career | Graduate Spotlight
Feb 22, 2021
Hallie Rubel of Full-time Data Analytics Cohort 2 shares that she has always enjoyed puzzles, strategic games and troubleshooting, so it’s easy to see why data analytics sparked her interest when she decided to make a career change. Since graduating, Hallie has been hard at work on DataCamp practicing her new skills, as well as continuing to tweak her capstone project. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Hiring?, Analytics + Data Science

Reading Through the Gerrymandered Lines | Graduate Spotlight
Feb 16, 2021
When the pandemic hit, Tanya Hoang of Full-time Data Analytics Cohort 2 was a Pedal Tavern driver, now she's made the shift to data analytics. Tanya is continuing to practice her skills with DataCamp and looking for data sets to use in personal side-projects. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Hiring?, Analytics + Data Science

Promoting Healthy Lifestyles with Data Analytics | Graduate Spotlight
Feb 10, 2021
Lydia Tsang was introduced to Nashville Software School (NSS) while volunteering with a healthcare association. Curious about NSS’s teaching methods, Lydia enrolled in the Analytics Jumpstart in February 2020. Since graduating, Lydia is keeping her skills sharp by coding, exploring different datasets, and improving upon her Python knowledge. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Hiring?, Analytics + Data Science

The Metamorphosis of a Web Developer | Graduate Spotlight
Feb 4, 2021
Kayla Melton was a graphic designer and pre-press technician before she decided to dive into the world of full stack web development. After graduating with her Bachelor’s degree, she decided to take it upon herself to start learning code during her free time. Now a graduate of Part-time Web Development Cohort Evening 11, Kayla shares that she is most interested in front-end development positions that will allow her to use her web development and graphic design skills. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Hiring?, Web Development

Finding the Right Challenge| Data Analytics Graduate Spotlight
Feb 1, 2021
Owen Walker of Full-time Data Analytics Cohort 2 shares about how his time at NSS came at the right time in his professional career with the encouragement from his grandfather and the insight from a newspaper clipping . Since graduating, Owen continues to improve upon his data analysis skills by finding interesting data sets to explore and is excited to find his first job in data analytics. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Hiring?, Analytics + Data Science

Can Franklin Support A Plant-Based Restaurant? | Graduate Spotlight
Jan 27, 2021
Brittany Fetterhoff of Full-time Data Analytics Cohort 2, shares that she “only heard good things” before attending NSS and was happy to find that what she heard all turned out to be true. Since graduating, Brittany has been continuing to build upon her skills. She plans to take a deeper dive into Tableau and Python, and new technologies to add to her repertoire. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Hiring?, Analytics + Data Science

Allow Yourself to Fail | Graduate Spotlight
Jan 25, 2021
After a career in customer service, Michele Rawlins of Web Development Evening Cohort 11, Michele decided it was time for a career change. As she started to explore her options to learn coding, a friend told her about NSS. Since graduating, Michele has been creating a website for a local company as well as looking for opportunities as a full stack web developer. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Hiring?, Web Development

Pandemic Creates Opportunity For Career Change | Graduate Spotlight
Jan 20, 2021
Luke Zvada was traveling the world as a tour manager when COVID-19 hit. After successfully getting his team of 15 home from the UK in March 2020, Luke decided it was time for a career change. Now a graduate of NSS, Luke is ready to dive into a front-end or back-end position, and wants to keep learning and growing as a developer. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Hiring?, Web Development

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